October 24, 2016 | Town Workshop Meeting Minutes

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Town Workshop Meeting Minutes

Woodsboro, Maryland
October 24, 2016

The regular scheduled Workshop Meeting of the Woodsboro Town Council was held today at the Town Hall with the following members present:

Burgess Smith, Commissioners Rittelmeyer, Spruill, Kellar and Piechowski.

There was four residents and one guests in attendance.

Burgess Smith called the meeting to order and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.

The first line of business was the presentation of the FY16 Budget. Linton, Shafer, Warfield & Garrett, P.A. was in attendance to present this presentation. A review of the financial statements was done with all questions answered.

After review of the September 2016 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented was passed 4 – 0.

Commissioner Kellar opened discussion on the Israel Creek MOU with a recap of the project to date. Commissioner Kellar suggested the Council approve the redlined MOU and then make amendments and approve each amendment as it is made. A motion to approve the redlined MOU as written passed 4 – 0. All redlined items were discussed, some with changes, and then all changes were voted upon. A motion to approve the MOU as written and forward it to the State passed 4 – 0.

Mr. Jim Dertzbaugh was in attendance to discuss the Trout property and the south end of town. He presented a plan for 72 townhouses and 72 multi-family houses. A brief discussion was held and Council declined his plan.

Commissioner Rittelmeyer questioned resident Jason Boyer on his Board of Appeals meeting and Mr. Boyer explained to him what was amended and his next steps.


Burgess Smith reported the Woodsboro American Legion donated a new flag to the town for use in the park.

There being no further business, a motion to adjourn the meeting passed 4 – 0.

Respectfully submitted,
Mary E. Rice
Corporation of Woodsboro